Philipp Groz, LL.M.
Philipp Groz, LL.M.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19 / P.O. Box 2201
8021 Zurich / Switzerland
D +41 44 215 9379
T +41 44 215 5252
F +41 44 215 5200
Philipp Groz is a partner in our Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution Groups. He specializes in domestic and international litigation and arbitration, particularly in the fields of intellectual property, unfair competition, licensing and distribution. He also advises clients on non-contentious matters in these and related fields, such as advertising law and product liability. He regularly represents clients before Swiss courts, frequently acts as counsel in international arbitrations under various institutional rules (including ICC, WIPO, Swiss Rules), and also assists clients in mediation proceedings. He also acts as an arbitrator. His experience spans a broad range of sectors, including the life sciences, chemical, consumer and luxury goods, automotive, telecommunication and construction industries.
Philipp is a member of several professional associations, including the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations, the International Trademark Association (member of Enforcement Committee), the Licensing Executives Society (board member of LES Switzerland), the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle and the Swiss Arbitration Association. He regularly speaks and publishes in his fields of expertise and is recommended by Chambers Europe, Legal 500, World's Leading Patent Practitioners, and World's Leading Trademark Professionals. Philipp is also listed in Who's Who Legal's 2017 Future Leaders Arbitration ranking and is identified as an «IP Star»
for patents and trademarks by Managing Intellectual Property.
Philipp studied law at the Universities of Fribourg and Zurich and graduated in 2001. He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 2004. Before joining Schellenberg Wittmer as an associate in 2005, he worked as a court secretary and substitute judge at the District Court of Zurich. He earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) with specialization in intellectual property from New York University School of Law in 2007.
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